Tom Hall: New England Compounding Center took advantage of deregulation to eliminate costs for safety measures. And “customers” died, killed by the contaminated drugs produced in the newly deregulated factories.
Tom Hall: Third parties offer, once every four years, the pretense that their presidential candidates, with no supporting body of local, state or Congressional allies, will make major changes in “the system”. This is balderdash.
Tom Hall: While the “liberal media” focuses on the regular, intentional lies that Romney and Ryan spew, there is an insidious, flagrantly racist, anti-semitic campaign being waged in emails to every potential hate voter in the U.S.
Tom Hall: Watching as he talks down to people and dismisses the concerns of mere workers, unemployed people and inferior races, one must wonder whether Romney believes that he has already become a God.
Tom Hall: Clearly, Romney has no issue with the doctrine of lying to achieve any goal he wants. But his lying about his religious beliefs doesn’t mean that other people can’t tell the truth about those religious beliefs.
Tom Hall: Most references to Traditional Marriage today are made by for-profit businesses and televangelists, who use the phrase to raise millions of dollars in support of business plans based on promoting discrimination against people who want to get married.
Carole Bartolotto: The problem with concluding that GMOs are safe is that the argument for their safety rests solely on animal studies. These studies are offered as evidence that the debate over GMOs is over. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Margaret Flowers, M.D.: The refinery and export terminal may depress tourism, an important local industry. And the increase in cancer, disease and early deaths from the toxins released by the plant will place a financial burden on local families.